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Chicago Teachers Union head won't run for mayor against Rahm Emanuel

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 6:58am
Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis, seen as Mayor Rahm Emanuel's most high-profile re-election challenger, won't run in 2015, a spokeswoman announced Monday.
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National Republican group spending $6M more to help Tillis take North Carolina's Senate seat

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 6:51am
The group dedicated to winning a Republican U.S. Senate majority in November intends to more than double its investment supporting North Carolina GOP nominee Thom Tillis' campaign to unseat Democrat Kay Hagan.
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Mexican activist slain by gunmen during broadcast at radio station

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 6:51am
Two gunmen shoved their way into a radio studio and opened fire on a local activist, killing him while he was broadcasting, prosecutors in the Mexican state of Sinaloa said.
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UN agency: Up to 40 percent of farms abandoned in worst Ebola-affected areas of Sierra Leone

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 6:51am
The head of a United Nations agency says up to 40 percent of farms have been abandoned in areas of Sierra Leone affected the worst by the Ebola outbreak.
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Top China planner says water projects, other investments will help economy meet growth target

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 6:48am
China's top economic planner says major water conservancy projects and other infrastructure investment will help ensure the country meets its economic growth target of 7.5 percent for the year.
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American Airlines Borrows $750 Million Under Credit Facility

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 6:45am
American Airlines Group Inc. said on Tuesday it on Oct. 10 borrowed $750 million under the Term Loan Facility to use for "general corporate purposes".
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Great Northern Paper filings show $28M in assets, $65M in liabilities

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 6:30am
Recent court filings have revealed the depths of Great Northern Paper Co.'s financial hole.
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UK inflation falls to 5-year low amid supermarket price wars and lower gas prices

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 6:09am
U.K. authorities say inflation fell to its lowest point in five years, dropping to 1.2 percent in September as shoppers benefited from a supermarket price war and lower petrol prices.
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Burberry breaks 1 billion pound sales mark as trench coats, leather boosts brand

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 5:46am
Fashion luxury brand Burberry says revenues grew 7 percent in the six months through Sept. 30, with strong demand for its iconic trench coat, leather bags and men's tailoring.
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Survey shows market increasingly pessimistic about Europe's biggest economy

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 5:45am
Germany's ZEW survey of investment analysts fell for the tenth consecutive month in October, adding to a string of downbeat economic data about Europe's largest economy and the eurozone as a whole.
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German ZEW Sentiment Turns Negative In October

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 5:18am
The economic mood in Germany soured in October, with the ZEW economic sentiment indicator sinking into negative territory for the first time since November 2012.
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U.K. Inflation Slides To Five-year Low In September

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 4:44am
Inflation in the U.K. fell to 1.2% in September, compared with 1.5% in August, according to data from the Office for National Statistics out on Tuesday.
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India's wholesale price inflation falls to five-year low in September

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 4:01am
India's benchmark inflation rate fell to a five year low of 2.4 percent in September as food and vegetable prices dropped.
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Wall panels that broke loose on flight from San Francisco merely cosmetic, experts say

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 3:17am
A Dallas-bound American Airlines flight that departed from San Francisco International Airport turned back and made an emergency landing after some of the cabin's wall panels cracked loose, aviation and airlines officials said.
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Side by side: Version 2.0 of Obama's health overhaul vs. last year's open enrollment

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 3:16am
HealthCare.gov, the website for health insurance under President Barack Obama's health care law, has been revamped as its second enrollment season approaches.
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Poison control workers say liquid nicotine exposures up sharply among small children

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 2:46am
Poison control workers say that as the e-cigarette industry has boomed, the number of children exposed to the liquid nicotine that gives hand-held vaporizing gadgets their kick also is spiking.
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Wave of identity thefts forces South Korea to overhaul national ID system

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 2:34am
After an avalanche of data breaches, South Korea's national identity card system has been raided so thoroughly by thieves that the government says it might have to issue new ID numbers to every citizen over 17 at a possible cost of billions of dollars.
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Trump casinos seek bankruptcy judge's approval to end union contact for Taj Mahal workers

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 2:30am
The parent company of Atlantic City's Trump Taj Mahal is asking a bankruptcy court judge to let it terminate its union contract.
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Former casino executive Richard Mirman named interim publisher of Orange County Register

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 1:26am
The Orange County Register has hired former casino executive Richard Mirman to be its interim publisher and chief executive.
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Video games at work: Wearables can help workers walk the line between real and virtual worlds

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 1:01am
Mark Skwarek is surrounded by infiltrating militants in New York's Central Park.
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